Mombasa Island was founded in the 16th Century and was ruled by a series of kingdoms. The culture and history of this island still exhibits the influence by Portuguese, the British as well as Arabs. Mombasa Island is a 5km by 3km coral outcrop on the South East of Indian Ocean.
The island is connected to the mainland by Nyali Bridge and Makupa Causeway. Likoni Ferry connects to the South Coast. The island is a port that serves the coastal towns of Kenya as well as the rest of East Africa.
Place to Visit
Accessing Mombasa Island is via the New Nyali Bridge and Mombasa Road Bridge while from the South Coast by ferry which is operated round the clock.